The Real History of Juneteenth


SKU: 9781728479095 Category: Tag: Product ID: 1071533


Juneteenth is the celebration of the day enslaved people in Texas were told they were freed–two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Explore Juneteenth’s little-told history, from the first Jubilee to the making of a national holiday.

Have you ever considered what’s missing from history books? In Left Out of History, explore the misunderstood and underexamined past in this engaging series. Compelling photographs and primary sources help bring previously buried history to light.

Read Woke(TM) Books are created in partnership with Cicely Lewis, the Read Woke librarian. Inspired by a belief that knowledge is power, Read Woke Books seek to amplify the voices of people of the global majority (people who are of African, Arab, Asian, and Latin American descent and identify as not white), provide information about groups that have been disenfranchised, share perspectives of people who have been underrepresented or oppressed, challenge social norms and disrupt the status quo, and encourage readers to take action in their community.

ISBN: 9781728479095
Publisher: Lerner Publications (Tm)
Pub Date: 01/2023
Format: Paperback
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 9.13h x 7.01w x 0.55d

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Weight 1.05 lbs
Dimensions 9.13 × 7.01 × 0.55 in